The design idea is to strip away all unnecessary gimmicks and create a simple, progressive mix of classic thinking and modern design. This way of thinking is synonymous with the Swedish heritage of Husqvarna Motorcycles and can be clearly seen on the VITPILEN 401. The lightweight and narrow bodywork is shaped into the VITPILEN 401´s progressive design and intelligently allows for seamless movement while riding.
17" bronze anodised spoked wheels with electric yellow VITPILEN detailing are a design highlight of the VITPILEN 401. The wheels offer a unique sense of style and are also very robust, offering premium reliability on unpredictable and challenging urban terrain.
Control Zone & Triple Clamp
Clip-on handlebars attach to forged aluminium triple clamps, a central focal point to the VITPILEN 401 style. In keeping with the minimalistic look and SIMPLE.PROGRESSIVE. design, the control zone is not obstructed by any fairings and features a digital display unit with the necessary information.
The front and rear lights are distinct elements on the VITPILEN 401 and form part of the unique design that defines this motorcycle. Using the latest LED technology, the lights are more than just designer pieces but also contribute significantly to visibility and safety.
The seat of the VITPILEN 401 uses high-quality foam and NABUK leather fabric, which, despite its reduced appearance, remains comfortable for the rider. Extending from the main bodywork and seamlessly floating above the rear wheel, the seat adds to the unique riding experience that the VITPILEN 401 provides.
Tank & Filler Cap
The aluminium filler cap proudly displays the Husqvarna Motorcycles logo, like a stamp of premium quality, standing humble but bold on the fuel tank. The tank is seamlessly integrated into the design, and is a central focal point of the VITPILEN 401 style, while painted finishes and subtle accents highlight its progressive and unique design.
Engine & Gearbox
The VITPILEN 401 is powered by a modern 375cc single-cylinder engine that is remarkably compact. With 37Nm of torque from low down in the RPM range and a 6-speed gearbox, it is perfect for urban riding. The electronic fuel injection is operated by a ride-by-wire system and delivers a sharp, but refined power. With a peak horsepower of 32kW (44hp), the VITPILEN 401 is accessible to A2 licence holders, while its lightweight construction means the power-to-weight ratio will also excite more experienced riders.
The exhaust system on the VITPILEN 401 comprises of two parts, a pre-silencer made from steel, and a final silencer, which is made from aluminium and finished off with a raw look and the iconic Husqvarna logo. The design fits well with the stylish overall look of the bike and importantly, also ensures the VITPILEN 401 meets strict emissions regulations.
The VITPILEN 401 is fitted with hydraulic ByBre disk brake callipers, which are manufactured to the highest standards, and in combination with 320mm front and 230mm rear perforated steel discs, deliver controllable and confident braking performance.The VITPILEN 401 is also fitted with a state-of-the-art Bosch ABS system, ensuring the highest level of safety in varying braking conditions. This function can be fully disengaged for more advanced riders.
The suspension on the VITPILEN 401 is produced by WP performance systems and is made to exacting standards, ensuring the highest level of quality and craftsmanship. The front suspension features 43 mm open cartridge forks, while the rear features a progressive damping system connected directly to the swingarm. The high-quality components offer dynamic handling optimal for challenging urban environments.